Department of Civil Engineering in Kattankulathur campus was established in the year 1985. Since its inception the department has excelled in the areas of Academics, Research, Cultural and sports etc. With a strong Under Graduate programme in B.Tech Civil Engineering which has been accredited by ABET (EAC), the department has produced eminent engineers who are committed to highest professional standards in Engineering and Technology. Civil being the basic and core branch for various interdisciplinary streams like Structural, Geotechnical, Environmental, Transportation, Irrigation and Water resources, Construction and Management, Remote Sensing & GIS, etc. The Industrialisation and resulting competitive environment in the field have widened the scope of Civil Engineering. To address the need of specialist in various inter disciplinary streams the department offers post graduate programmes in Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Remote Sensing and GIS.
The department possess eminent, experienced teaching faculty who are not only strong in teaching but also in research activities, with quality publications in their field of interest apart from their professional practice through their consultancy work through the institution. The department with the vision and mission of producing civil engineers of high calibre and societal importance promotes the students to be innovative and excel in the field of their expertise. To achieve this the department fosters research aptitude in students by introducing them to innovative and state-of- the- art technologies in the field of Civil Engineering. With strong feedback system from the stakeholders the department upgrades itself in various Academic, Research, Co-curricular and Extra Curricular activities.
The department has various National and International Civil Engineering association’s student chapter viz.,ICI, IGS, ASCE and ACI. The ICI student chapter has won the ICI Outstanding Student Chapter award for consecutive two years (2019 & 2020) similarly ASCE student chapter also received international acclamation from the parent bodies. The student research skills and innovative skills have been exhibited in various national meets and have won acclamation by winning best innovative project awards from AICTE, IIT Madras and so on.
Dr. K.S. Satyanarayanan
Professor & Head of Department